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Definition of the verb 'S

What does 'S mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. [nonstandard] are

Other definitions of 'S

What does 'S also mean?

particle

  1. Possessive marker, indicating than an object belongs to the noun phrase bearing the marker.
  2. In the absence of a specified object, used to indicate “the house/place/establishment of”.

pronoun

  1. Contracted form of us found in the formula let’s used to form first-person plural imperatives. Let’s is now considered as a compound.
  2. [nonstandard, UK dialect] Contracted form of as in its nonstandard use as a relative pronoun.

suffix

  1. Indicates a purpose or a user.
  2. [usage problem] Used to form the plurals of numerals, letters, some abbreviations and some nouns, usually because the omission of an apostrophe would make the meaning unclear or ambiguous.
  3. [obsolete] Used to form plurals of foreign words, to clarify pronunciation, such as “banana’s” or “pasta’s”.
  4. [proscribed] Used to form the plural of nouns that correctly take just an "s" in the plural. See 'greengrocer’s apostrophe'.

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